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Thank you for visiting the 2021 Winter Freeze page. Here you’ll find CCA Texas resources as they relate to the freeze and recovery.

You can help the spotted seatrout fishery recovery expeditiously by supporting temporary fishery management measures by TPWD, practicing safe fish-handling techniques and only keeping what you need to eat.

– Shane Bonnot, Advocacy Director, CCA Texas

2021 Winter Freeze Updates

CCA Texas Supports Proposal to Conserve Spotted Seatrout

By | 2021Freeze, Uncategorized

“During their discussion with TPWD staff, it was clear that the Commission is concerned about the remnant effects of the 2021 freeze, elevated pressure on the resource, and the overall trajectory of the fishery,” stated Shane Bonnot, CCA Texas Advocacy Director. “Most notably, for the past 3 years, spring gill net catch rates in the Matagorda and San Antonio Bay Systems have experienced approximately 30% declines from the previous 10-yr mean and that alone warrants expeditious action.”

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